Islay Birds: Sunday sixth November

Just one area to begin today which’s Neil McMahon’s juv pallid harrier, initially seen by him around Machir Bay as well as later on re-found as well as photographed at Sanaigmore. It’s an initial for Islay, as well as just the third Argyll document. A fantastic locate. Well done Neil. The web link below will certainly take you to Neil’s Twitter where numerous wonderful images of the bird can be seen

Neil McMahon’s Twitter

In other places, Mike records “ Today 4 goldeneye on Loch Gorm, male chicken harrier over the muir. 47 brent geese along the coast eastern of Bowmore. A stroll at Gartbreck discovered 2 grey plover as well as 26 turnstone amongst the common option of shorebirds. At lunchtime 2 gold eagle Cnoc Don. A wonderful option of waders came onto the Gruinart marsh at high trend with knot, dunlin, bar-tailed godwit, redshank as well as 12 greenshank. 8 gadwall, 2 WTE as well as 2 chicken harrier.

John as well as Jonty Wilson are back on the island, as well as discovered “ White-tailed Eagle 1 Ardnave as well as 1 Gruinart, Chicken Harrier Ring tails Ardnave, Gruinart as well as The O all songs. Greenshank 1 Gruinart. Twite ca 150 at Kinnabus however might be extra as ring tail spread them, 5 on the feeders by parking area. Chough 4 at Ardnave. 2 were wonderful as they flew in the direction of us as well as landed just 4 m from the automobile at the waters side as well as consumed alcohol! Brent 22 PB near Bridge End.

Dual D had 2 white tails at Gruinart …

… plus “ Women Marsh Harrier at Ardnave Loch, 2 Little Egret from the North Hide, as well as a Barn Owl on The Oa last evening.

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Tonnes even more birds on the whatsapp team, a lot of to kind out! Many thanks to every person

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